Cyber Security Operations Center Analyst

Security Operations Center, SOC, Cybersecurity Technologies, COTS, Commercial off the shelf, IDS/IPS, Linux, Windows, Security +, SSCP, CCNA -security, Arcsight, tcp/ip, wireshark, packet capture, Troubleshooting, Trend analysis, Operating systems, Networking, Cyber security
Full Time
$70,000 - $85,000
Travel not required

Job Description

ShorePoint is seeking a Cybersecurity Analyst for a Federal client in Chantilly, Virginia. The Cybersecurity Analyst provides 24x7 analysis and collection of relevant incident information for further investigation and possible escalation, as well as logs, tracks, prioritizes, and reports cyber incidents according to standard incident reporting protocols and categories as outlined in the CSOC SOP. The Cybersecurity Analyst also provides support for internal/external investigations to include combining disparate data sources to identify anomalous trends and activities, and acknowledging and disseminating vulnerability alerts, bulletins, and other taskings

ShorePoint is a Cybersecurity services firm with a focus on high-profile, high-threat private and public-sector customers who demand experience and proven security models to protect their data. We are  This is a unique opportunity to shape the growth, development and culture of an exciting and emerging company in the Cybersecurity market.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provides detection, identification, and reporting of possible cyber-attacks/intrusions, anomalous activities, and misuse activities.
  • Characterizes and performs analysis of network traffic and system data to identify anomalous activity and potential threats to resources.
  • Performs security event and incident correlation using information gathered from a variety of sources within the enterprise.
  • Performs cyber incident triage to include determining scope, urgency, and potential impact; identify the specific vulnerability and make recommendations which enable expeditious remediation.
  • Tracks and documents cyber incidents from initial detection through final resolution.
  • Analyzes and assesses damage to the data / infrastructure as a result of cyber incidents
  • Performs cyber incident trend analysis and reporting.


  • Minimum/General Experience: 5+ years of related experience
  • Proficient in Windows and Linux operating systems.
  • Experience working in a Cybersecurity Operations Center environment desired
  • Experience with COTS technologies used in a Cybersecurity Operations Center environment desired
  • Working knowledge of current COTS Cybersecurity technologies.
  • Working knowledge of database and operating system security.
  • Understanding of latest security principles, techniques, and protocols.
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment and effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously; coordinating resources and ensuring scheduled goals are met.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Ability to effectively interact with various levels of senior management is necessary.
  • Ability to make decisions and resolve problems effectively – Seek out information and data to evaluate, prioritize and formulate best solution or practice.
  • CSSP-IR (GCIH, CSIH, or CEH) certification required within 6 months
  • IAT Level II (GSEC, Security+, SSCP, or CCNA-Security) certification required
  • Hours: 24x7 Shift Work (Panama Shift Schedule; hours dependent on location)
  • B.S. or equivalent experience in related field

Clearance Requirement 




Dice Id : 91085370
Position Id : 6543999
Originally Posted : 2 years ago
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